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AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S82
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

General files covering the functions of the Public Works Department. Many consignments tend to be concerned with one particular aspect of those functions, e.g. public buildings, water supply and sewerage, school sites, building of police stations,...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CORRESPONDENCE - UNREGISTERED

  • AU WA S1375
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1962-12-31

This series consist of unrelated estrays that have been delivered to the State Records Office.Item 1 consists of an unregistered file relating to construction work near the grave of Tommy Windich.Item 2 consists of inward and outward corresponden...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

APPLICATIONS - FREMANTLE SLIPWAY

  • AU WA S3030
  • Series
  • 1942-12-04 - 1985-01-01

The slipways within Fremantle Harbour became the responsibility of the Public Works Department (Harbours and Rivers Branch) in 1942. Prior to this date they had been the responsibility of the Fremantle Harbour Trust. The North Mole slipway was dis...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - PROPERTY AND VALUATION OFFICE

  • AU WA S3034
  • Series
  • 1966-01-01 -

These files were created by the Property and Valuation Office of the Public Works Department. They deal mainly with the valuation of property, as well as arrangements for the purchase of private land for public works.(Files in this Record Series w...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ELECTRICAL

  • AU WA S945
  • Series
  • 1982-01-12 - 1988-09-30

Copies of Building Management Authority architectural and electrical plans of Fremantle Prison. The plans contain notes made during restoration work following the fire in the prison in 1988.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

LOGBOOKS - SLIPWAY MOVEMENTS

  • AU WA S1335
  • Series
  • 1977-01-01 - 1985-12-31

Logbooks recording slipway movements at South Mole Slipways Nos 1 and 2. Shows daily weather conditions, names of ships in the slips and work being undertaken. The logs appear to have been kept by the Dockmaster.Details of other records relating...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S399
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

This series dates from June 1891 when existing plans held by the Public Works Department (PWD) and dating from the early 1830's were allotted PWD plan numbers 1 to 1099. All subsequent plan registrations occurred on the date the plan was rece...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNTS BOOK - FREMANTLE SLIPWAY

  • AU WA S1334
  • Series
  • 1945-07-01 - 1953-06-01

Details of accounts relating to Fremantle North and South Slipways. Other records arelating to the Fremantle Slipways can be seen at Record Series No. 3030 (Applications) and Record Series No. 1335 (Logbooks).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

BUILDING WORKS CONTRACT DOCUMENT

  • AU WA S6
  • Series
  • 1894-10-01 - 1928-06-01

Contract documents for building works. Include tender, acceptance and bond forms, schedules of quantities and prices, works specifications and for larger works, general and special conditions of contract. They do not include contract drawings whic...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PHOTOGRAPHS OF PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • AU WA S4393
  • Series
  • 1900 -

The series of colour and black and white photos covers the design and development of the Perth Cultural Centre undertaken by Charles Sierakowski as Project Architect with the Public Works Department in the 1970’s. They include the master developm...

BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

FILES - AMERICA'S CUP DEFENCE 1987

  • AU WA S2356
  • Series
  • 1984-01-01 - 1990-12-31

Files relating to the construction of Hillarys Boat Harbour, and various committees and other matters associated with the America's Cup Defence of 1987.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ADMINISTRATIVE FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S2154
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 - 1988-12-31

General administrative files created by the Harbours & Rivers and Fremantle Harbour Works Branches of the Public Works Department. The Harbours and Rivers Branch was responsible for the planning and design of maritime facilities, and the Harbour W...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1985
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Files relating to water supply, buildings, railways and estray items relating to significant activities undertaken by staff involved on these projects. This is an artificial series created by the Public Records of WA.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CARD INDEX - FILES

  • AU WA S1763
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Index created by the Land and Property Branch of Public Works Department to files held by that Branch. The cards were transferred to the Department of Land Administration in 1986.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PERSONAL PAPERS

  • AU WA S4463
  • Series
  • 1976-02-01 - 1987-12-31

The series includes commendations, awards and promotional material reflecting the significance of work undertaken by Charles Sierakowski in the development of the Perth Cultural Centre.Loose papers and one framed item.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOKS - ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION

  • AU WA S2973
  • Series
  • 1894-05-21 - 1985-12-31

Summary record of building contracts undertaken by independent builders for the Public Works Department.Contracts include schools, hospitals and government offices. Each volume has an alphabetical index at the front to the contract by location an...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTERS - FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS

  • AU WA S218
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Registers to field books and land books of surveys of the following: Railways, Metropolitan Sewerage & Drainage, Country Water Supply, Harbours and Rivers, Irrigation Schemes. The Fieldbooks to which these registers refer are listed in WAS 85. The...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CALCULATION BOOKS

  • AU WA S2757
  • Series
  • 1899-01-12 - 1946-12-12

Calculation books used by Public Works Department Draftsmen/women to calculate estimates and quantities for various public works. Some books were used to calculate water flow, water capacity of various dams, reservoirs, and salinity, etc.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ENGINEERING FILES - ORD RIVER

  • AU WA S3095
  • Series
  • 1970-10-27 -

Public Works Department engineering files relating to the construction and operation of the Ord River Irrigation Scheme.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

MONTHLY WATER LEVELS - TABULATION BOOKS

  • AU WA S2762
  • Series
  • 1919-08-08 - 1982-05-13

Tabulation books recording maximum and minimum water levels for selected wells, bores, swamps, lakes, etc in the metropolitan area.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

MONTHLY SUMMARY - SHIPPING

  • AU WA S574
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 -

Monthly summary of vessels arriving at intra-state ports.(The records in this Record Series include items that were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 16/8; Accession 1316).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PRESS CLIPPINGS

  • AU WA S2761
  • Series
  • 1960-06-01 - 1972-07-31

Press clippings maintained by the Public Works Department.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

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